Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 2 months ago

Physics Circular Motion?

A cord holding a .4 kg ball will break if the tension exceeds 60 Newtons. How fast can the ball travel in a horizontal circle if the length of the cord is 1.3 meters?

1 Answer

  • 2 months ago

    Tension force

    F = m v^2 / r


    v = sqrt(F r / m)

    v = sqrt(60*1.3/0.4) = 13.96 m/s

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